XFX Radeon HD 5970

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gothliciouz

how much watts does it use while is idle?

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FattSlice

I would like to know where the hell MaximumPC or any other place is getting this 600$ figure, I have not found a single reputable website or retailer which sells one for under 700$, that is if you can find it in stock.

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robbyyung

Someone please help me and tell me what the 5970 is in this video and why it is so important.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dWziA_u5OU 

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daveyd

  1. ...the XFX Radeon HD 5970 is an excellent single card solution.
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daveyd

...not worth the cost considering those benchmarks.

 For less than six Benjamins, I bought three GTX Core 216's and got 27,617 on 3Dmark Vantage using an i7 965 EE CPU, as opposed to21,202 with a Core i7 975 Extreme Edition.

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Stry8993

Unfortunetly our great and awesome 5000 series let slip some faulty GPU's through the Fab, and well, I got one. Black Screens of Death, Vertical Stripping, Pink Speckles... great when it works, the most frustrating load of crock when it doesn't. Make sure you check the return policy folks! They're not all broken, but the ones that are are annoying as all hell!

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zNelson24

Can it fit into a Antec Twelve Hundred?

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BloOdymAN666

Props to the art department becuase lately all of the product setups and shots are simply beautiful.  I really admire the shots!

Also, this card is shiny!

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gtubbesing

Yeah, PriceGrabber says it's $199, but if you look closely, you'll see that's for the HD 4890, not the 5970 featured in the article.  I checked at Newegg and they list the HD 5970 Black Edition at $729.99... so is this review for the Black Edition or the regular version of the card...

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Michael DiMatteo

 

I put "Priceswapper" on my "unreliable source" list when they shipped OEM ram instead of the OCZ Platinum sticks that THEY advertised and I ordered. Then they refused to admit their mistake and insisted that the OEM ram was the same as OCZ platinum......right. My advice to all, flush them, they totally suck.    

 

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Spacegy4

I just can't belief the lack of mentioning eyefinity in this review.  If the reviewer actually cared to cover all of the features he would find out that in order to run eyefinity on DVI monitors: you either need at least one displayport monitor or an expensive $80-100 active mini DP to DVI adapter.  I personally think that is an extremely important aspect that might discourage people from purchasing the card.

http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1461673

 

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Yusonice

@emzfrendcrisis 4890 -.-

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Bilbert

But can it run Crysis 2? and/or Far Cry 3?

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snapple00

It can't even run Crysis. 44 fps? Not smooth. 

 

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SEALBoy

44 fps is pretty smooth. It's not going to affect playability, at any rate.

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snapple00

It would for me.

A choppy experience breaks it for me. I just can't play a game with less than an average of 60 fps. 

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envy

Then your pretty picky. 5970 is the top GPU in the world and thats the best you're going to get unless you crossfire it.

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emzfrendcrisis

I think the price grabber is broken.   I says that it is $199.  If that is true then i am going to get a loan to get one.   Can you say tax return?

The closer to the light the greater your shadow becomes.

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big_montana

Try Newegg as there are six different manufacturers currently selling this card, including XFX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010380048%20106793261%201067950589&name=Radeon%20HD%205970

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strombergchris

Simply amazing.... I WANT 2

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SpazzAttack

That video cards sounds like a beast...now if only we could find one available to purchase.

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nekollx

 it's so biiiiiiig!!!!!!

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bbecker42

Thats what she said.

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fishbowl

what a beast

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